not the same or shared <we stayed in separate apartments on our vacation>
not physically attached to another unit <the housing development has 200 separate homes, each with its own enclosed yard>
not being under the rule or control of another <the former Soviet republic is now a separate country> Related Words freeborn
of, relating to, or belonging to a single person <the husband and wife each have separate interests> Synonyms idiomatic
Related Words characteristic
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